Last year, we published a roundup of the Top Tech Books from 2021 to help you elevate your reading list. This year, we’re back with the list for 2022! So, if you made it a resolution to read more in 2023, don’t miss our review of these top tech books of 2022. These titles were highly reviewed and provided valuable insights into the technology industry’s state and its direction in 2023 and beyond.
These were the Top 10 tech books of 2022:
The Metaverse: And How It Will Revolutionize Everything, Matthew Ball
- Recently, you may have heard the term “metaverse” used more in conversation. The idea of the metaverse has already become a hot topic of 2023. Many companies are asking questions like, “What is the metaverse?” and “How can our organization leverage the power of the metaverse in 2023 to keep us positioned as experts in the technology space?” Ball’s book describes how ideas that used to appear only among science fiction tales are now possible – and likely – in the near future.
Everyday Chaos, David Weinberger
- Everyday Chaos is the perfect book for any professional who likes to stay knowledgeable on the most relevant technology. Weinberger offers solutions and strategies for navigating our digital world by analyzing how tech has driven our processes into what can only be described as chaos.
Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators, Susanne Tedrick
- One of the biggest challenges for leadership in business today is the challenge of passing down generational knowledge from retirees to the younger generation of workers. Tedrick’s work applies this lens to provide women of color the solutions for overcoming obstacles and maintaining a robust car
The Digital Mindset: What It Really Takes to Thrive in the Age of Data, Algorithms, and AI, Paul Leonardi and Tsedal Neeley
- Not only a snapshot of how technology has shaped our society today, Leonardi and Neeley offer more about how to successfully streamline a life with so many digital touchpoints. So, that means adopting a digital mindset. Learn how to take charge of the tech in your life with this fascinating read.
Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology, Chris Miller
- Who else remembers the chip shortage last year? Enter Miller’s in-depth account of just how vital the chip has become to today’s operations and business processes. Nowadays, virtually everything relies on chip technology. Economic historian Chris Miller dives into how different governments have taken advantage of chip technology in recent decades.
The Unicorn Project, Gene Kim
- The last decade has been filled with tech unicorns – and not always ones that avoid a terrible crash and burn. A highly anticipated work to follow Kim’s the Pheonix Project, readers are loving his latest even more. Although a tale of fiction, Kim uses the protagonist’s story, a lead developer and architect, to offer practical lessons on operating in The Age of Software.
The Year in Tech 2023: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review (HBR Insights Series), Harvard Business Review
- The Harvard Business Review is back with one of their most anticipated titles of the year that rounds up all of the past year’s technology trends, news, and notable moments.
Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions, Brian Christian
- These days, it’s hard to go a day without interacting with some type of algorithm, whether it’s the targeted ad that pops up on your favorite podcast, or the Instagram ad that makes you wonder if robots are listening in on your conversations. While COVID-19 was a “new normal” in itself, it’s past time we start confronting the new normal of the digital and social media age.
Nudge (The Final Edition), Richard R. Thaler & Cass R. Sunstein
- This latest edition of the publication from the Nobel Prize Winner in Economics, Richard R. Thaler, and Holberg Prize winner Cass R. Sunstein, is a must-have for leadership. Focusing on behavioral science, Nudge has greatly influenced corporations and governments worldwide.
Think Again, Adam Grant
- Following along our theme of great books for leaders this year, we bring you the latest from Adam Grant, Think Again. Grant seeks the reader how to rethink and unlearn behaviors that no longer further our goals. Grant offers up practical advice that’s easy to implement.
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